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LTNS 110 : Critical Thinking in Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: None
Description: Developing basic skills involved in understanding, criticizing, and constructing arguments by using materials reflective of experience of Raza and the Third World culture in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 110)
General Education:
  • Segment I Area - Critical Thinking (CT)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 205 : Cyber Raza: Culture and Community On-line

Prerequisites: None
Description: The emerging interrelationship of culture, community, and the Internet with critical analysis of key information age issues. Internet research skills, a basic understanding of on-line technology, web development skills, and critical understanding of the role of technology for Raza. (Formerly RAZA 205) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
  • Lifelong Development (LLD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 210 : Latina/Latino Health Care Perspectives

Prerequisites: None
Description: Diseases and health conditions that are prevalent in underserved populations; socio-economic, political, racial, cultural, and environmental factors that influence conditions in Raza communities in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 210) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Physical and Biological Sciences Area (PBS) Category C Integrative Science
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
  • Lifelong Development (LLD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 211 : Latina/o Families Narrative

Prerequisites: None
Description: The psychological structure of the family; psychodynamics of family relationships in light of particular subcultural influences characteristic of La Raza ethnic background. Sex-role delineations. (Formerly LTNS 510)
Units: 3

LTNS 215 : Introduction to Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: None
Description: Philosophy, methodology, and structure of Raza studies. Relations between the Raza community and American institutions of higher education. (Formerly RAZA 215) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 222 : Latina/o Art History

Prerequisites: None
Description: Conceptual and technical aspects of the visual arts movements in Latin America from 1900-present and its developmental relationship to values, cultural identity, and artistic expression of Raza communities in the U.S. (Formerly LTNS 320) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3

LTNS 225 : Survey of Latina/o Visual Images

Prerequisites: None
Description: History of Raza visual images via Hollywood and the Raza community. Social, political, and economic context from which visual images emerge. Works of Raza media artists in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 225)
Units: 3

LTNS 230 : Introduction to Latina/o Literature

Prerequisites: None
Description: Background in Chicano/Latino literature. Readings from all the major Latino groups; emphasis on culture, politics, and gender as seen through fiction. (Formerly RAZA 230)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 250 : Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas

Prerequisites: None
Description: Culture and traditions of indigenous peoples of Latin America. Contemporary society, traditional medical systems, healing methodologies, religion, sorcery, magic, etc. and its relationship to La Raza in the U.S. (Formerly LTNS 450)
Units: 3

LTNS 265 : Topics in Latina/o History

Prerequisites: None
Description: Introduction to the history of Latinos/as in the U.S. Analysis of the social, political, and economic conditions that give rise to multiple migrations. (Formerly RAZA 265.) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Behavioral and Social Sciences Area (BSS)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 270 : Latina/o Arts and Humanities

Prerequisites: None
Description: Latin American and southwestern cultural experience. Various ethnic groups in Latin America and their contributions to the values, culture, oral history, and traditions of La Raza in the U. S. (Formerly RAZA 270.)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 276 : Latina/o, U.S. Government, and Constitutional Ideals

Prerequisites: None
Description: Basic governmental/political institutions and underlying socio-political ideals. Raza impact on legal-constitutional America and countervailing impact of political-legal structures imposed on Raza. Satisfies the U.S. government and the California state and local government requirement. (Fulfills the U.S. Government and California State and Local Government components of the U.S. History and Government Requirement) (Formerly RAZA 276) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.] [USG,CSLG]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 280 : Transculturation and Latina/o Communities

Prerequisites: None
Description: Socio-psychological impact of the acculturation/assimilation process on the Latino in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 280)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Behavioral and Social Sciences Area (BSS)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 286 : Policy Making and Latinos

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of U.S. Government requirement (LTNS 276 or quivalent), or consent of instructor.
Description: Analysis of the policy making process, the goals of policy, and the ways to influence policy. Examination of Latino political muscle, the barriers to representation, and critical issues confronting the Latino population in the United States. (Formerly LTNS 525)
Units: 3

LTNS 305 : Latina/o Studies Creative Writing Workshop

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Instruction and practice in all forms of writing with an emphasis on bilingual creations. Taught bilingually (Spanish/English).
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 315 : Latina/os in California

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Raza experience in California from pre-colonial to contemporary times. Social, cultural, political, and economic factors of the Raza heritage in California. (Formerly RAZA 315) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 320 : Latina/o Art History

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Conceptual and technical aspects of the visual arts movements in Latin America from 1900-present and its developmental relationship to values, cultural identity, and artistic expression of Raza communities in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 320) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 355 : Black-Indians in the Americas

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with AIS/AFRS 350. For course description, see AIS 350. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Formerly RAZA 355)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 380 : Afro/Latina/o Diasporas

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examines history and experiences of Afro/Latina/o diasporic communities in the U.S. and history of African peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Formerly RAZA 380)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 409 : Latina/o Cinema

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examines Latino history using Latino themed and produced film; the power of stereotypes and image in the production and global dissemination of film; how film has been used by Latino filmmakers to create alternative realities. This course is offered as LTNS 409 [formerly RAZA 409] and CINE 409. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 410 : Seminar on Gender and Latinas/os

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Political, social, economic, and cultural influences affecting the Raza woman in the U.S. and Latin America. (Formerly RAZA 410) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Women of Color in the United States
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 415 : Economic Progress of Latinos in the U.S.

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Critical analysis of the changing political and economic condition of the Mexican-American people. Historical changes in land tenure, barrioization, racialization of labor impact of current political economy on an increasingly diverse Raza community. (Formerly RAZA 415) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Making Cities Humane
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2011

LTNS 425 : Popular and Traditional Music of the Latina(o) Diaspora

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Music and culture pertained to Latino communities in the U.S. and Latin American music genres that have influence in the U.S; diverse musical styles and cultures and how they shape music. (Formerly RAZA 425) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • Segment III Cluster - Human Expression: Diversity, Contradiction, Unity
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 430 : Race, Crime, and Justice

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Ethnic studies methods and cross-cultural perspectives examine the rise of institutions of law enforcement, juvenile and criminal justice, case studies, life histories, community service learning internships. (Formerly RAZA 430) This course is offered as LTNS 430 [formerly RAZA 430] and C J 435. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Law, Crime, and Justice
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 435 : Oral History Methods: Theory and Practice

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Latin American and Southwestern U.S. popular culture. Ethnic groups in Latin America and their contributions to the oral history and traditions of Raza in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 435) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Behavioral and Social Sciences Area (BSS)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 440 : Caribbean Cultures and Spirituality

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cultural and religious traditions of Caribbean peoples. Historical analysis of indigenous, European, and African influences in Caribbean cultural expressions from Cuba to Brazil. Contemporary cultures, inter-ethnic relations, spirituality, religious systems, and artistic expressions. (Formerly RAZA 440)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 445 : Gendered Borders: Latinas and Globalization

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Gender and globalization: moving society toward borderless economies with barricaded borders. Latinas struggle for fair wages, self-determination, and healthy families. Women living in U.S. and Latin America adjusting to transnational reality. This course is offered as LTNS 445 [formerly RAZA 445] and WGS 445. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Women of Color in the United States
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
  • Segment III Cluster - Globalization and Citizenship in the Americas
  • Segment III Cluster - America and World Affairs
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 450 : Indigenismo: Indigenous Cultures of the Americas

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Culture and traditions of indigenous peoples of Latin America. Contemporary society, traditional medical systems, healing methodologies, religion, sorcery, magic, etc. and its relationship to La Raza in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 450)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Latin America: Society and Culture
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 455 : Resistance Literature of the Americas

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: History of the literature of Resistance. Theories of deconstruction, post-modernism, and gender. Creative applications used to resist colonialism, imperialism, patriarchy, sexual taboos, and literary canons. Difference between Resistance literature and propaganda. (Formerly RAZA 455)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • Segment III Cluster - Globalization and Citizenship in the Americas
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3

LTNS 460 : Central Americans of the U.S.: History and Heritage

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Developmental relationship between U.S. communities of Central American origin and historical, socio-economic, and cultural factors of contemporary Central America; nationalistic movements, migrations to U.S., economic dependence, social change, art, and society. (Formerly RAZA 460)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
  • Segment III Cluster - Latin America: Society and Culture
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 465 : Mexican-Americans: History and Heritage

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examines the history of Mexican-Americans (Chicanos) in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 465)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Behavioral and Social Sciences Area (BSS)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

LTNS 467 : Caribbeans in the U.S.: History and Heritage

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examines the history of the Spanish Caribbeans in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 467)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Globalization and Citizenship in the Americas
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 470 : Latina/o Immigration to the U.S.

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Theoretical, historical, socioeconomic, legal, and political issues of Latin American immigration patterns to the U.S. Socioeconomic and political impact of documented and undocumented immigration to Raza communities and mainstream U.S. society. This course is offered as LTNS 470 [formerly RAZA 470] and ETHS 470 . Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
  • Segment III Cluster - Globalization and Citizenship in the Americas
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 475 : Aztec Philosophy

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Philosophical foundations of the Aztec world view; relationship between the deities and humans; view of the relationship between body, mind, and spirit. (Formerly RAZA 475)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • Segment III Cluster - Latin America: Society and Culture
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

LTNS 485 : Latina/o Youth, Crime, and Justice

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Examination of Latino juvenile justice, the myths and realities, and the over incarceration of Latino youth: its sources, costs, and consequences; and impact on individuals, families, and communities. Latino experiences with schooling, police, gangs, drugs, "juvie," and caseworkers are covered. This course is offered as LTNS 485 [RAZA 485] and C J 485. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Law, Crime, and Justice
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 490 : Latina/o Teatro Workshop

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Works by Raza playwrights. Raza theater, its development and how it relates to the cultural aspects of Raza people. May be repeated for a total of 6 units. (Formerly RAZA 490)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 492 : Early Transatlantic Literature and Culture

Prerequisites: Four semesters of lower-division Spanish or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross-listed with SPAN 492. For course description, see SPAN 492. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2011

LTNS 500 : Latina/o Community Mental Health

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Mental health services throughout the Bay Area: determine whether these services are relevant to the Raza community. How the Raza student views him/herself and relationships with others in and outside the culture. (Formerly RAZA 500)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 501 : Latin America: The National Period

Prerequisites: ENG 214 or equivalent; upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with HIST 501 and ANTH 501. For description, see HIST 501. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Formerly RAZA 501)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Latin America: Society and Culture
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3

LTNS 505 : Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Introduction to the social organization of gender and sexuality in Latino communities; exploration of ways gender and sexuality are given specific cultural meaning among the pan-Latino population. This course is offered as LTNS 505 [formerly RAZA 505] and WGS 505. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 515 : Transnational Character of Human Rights in Central America

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Transnational issues for Central Americans in the United States; exploring particular topics as massive violations of basic human rights in Guatemala and El Salvador, US-sponsored terrorism and an alternate liberatory consciousness that impact on Central Americans in the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 515)
Units: 3

LTNS 520 : North and South American Cultural Expression

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with HUM 520. For course description, see HUM 520. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Formerly RAZA 520)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Human Expression: Diversity, Contradiction, Unity
  • Segment III Cluster - Cross-Cultural Studies in Language and Art
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3

LTNS 530 : Latina/os and the Media

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Social, political, and economic effects of the mass media on Raza people; special emphasis on Spanish-language media and learning media research skills. (Formerly RAZA 530)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 533 : History of Women in Latin America

Prerequisites: ENG 214 or equivalent; upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Cross listed with HIST/WGS 535. For description, see HIST 535. (May not be repeated under alternate prefix.) (Formerly RAZA 533)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 536 : Latina/o Journalism

Prerequisites: LTNS 530 [formerly RAZA 530].
Description: The role of Latino journalism in the United States from the mid-1800s to the present day, addressing issues of immigration and police brutality in diverse contexts. This course is offered as LTNS 536 [formerly RAZA 536] and JOUR 536. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 560 : Contemporary Latina/o Literature

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Literature produced by the people of Raza both in the U.S. and in Latin America during this century. Writings produced since 1950; ways in which the writers of Raza are expressing and furthering the movement of their people. (Formerly RAZA 560)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 575 : Latina/o Culture and Identity

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Critical examination of the relationship of culture and race and its relevance to identity constructions within the context of the Pan-Latino experience. (Formerly RAZA 575)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3

LTNS 580 : Educational Equity

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Is education the great equalizer? Educational equity and policy issues, including institutional racism, school finance, recruitment/retention of under-represented students, language. This course is offered as LTNS 580 [formerly RAZA 580], SOC 580, and RRS 580 [formerly ETHS 580]. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 640 : Sociology of the Latino Experience

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: A comprehensive introduction to sociological perspectives on the Latino/Latina experience in the United States. Historical and structural in approach. This course is offered as LTNS 640 [formerly RAZA 640] and SOC 640. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 660 : Latina/o Politics

Prerequisites: LTNS 276 (Formerly RAZA 276) or consent of instructor.
Description: Introduction to Latino politics focusing on equity, labor, immigrant rights, and voter-based movement. Review theory, history, legislation, multiple agency, and collective action while covering central issues of politics and power for the growing Raza population of California and the U.S. (Formerly RAZA 660) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Globalization and Citizenship in the Americas
  • Segment III Cluster - California Cultures and Environments
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2013

LTNS 670 : Mexican Politics and Society

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Peoples, politics, and cultures of Mexico; implications of rapid change in Mexico for California and the U.S. This course is offered as LTNS 670 [formerly RAZA 670] and PLSI 408. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - America and World Affairs
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 679 : Central American Literature: Roots to the Present

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Central American literature, from earliest indigenous manuscripts, such as the Popol Vuh, to contemporary writers like Sergio Ramirez and Claribel Alegria. Writers and poets from 1960 to the present. (Formerly RAZA 679)
General Education:
  • Segment II Area - Humanities and Creative Arts Area (HCA)
  • American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2013

LTNS 680 : Latina/o Community Organizing

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Raza and community organizing; mobilization and action toward the resolution of community problems; elements and techniques of organizing; development of leadership and community resources; acquisition and direction of power; analysis of the existing organizations and their definitions of community priorities and goals. (Formerly RAZA 680) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Raza Immigrant Communities in the U.S.
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

LTNS 685 : Projects in the Teaching of Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: Upper division standing and consent of instructor.
Description: Academic service learning practicum/internship experience as an undergraduate instructional aide. Participation in the teaching of a regular instructionally-related class. Limited to undergraduate students only. (Students may earn a maximum of 4 units toward the baccalaureate degree for any course(s) numbered 685 regardless of discipline.) (Formerly RAZA )
Units: 1-4

LTNS 690 : Community Fieldwork in Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor.
Description: Assignment to off-campus community organizations in consultation with a faculty adviser. Development of knowledge, experience, and training in community organizations. To accompany or follow LTNS 680 [formerly RAZA 680]. May be repeated for a total of 6 units. (Formerly RAZA 690) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3

LTNS 692 : Cuba: Health, Education, and Culture

Prerequisites: Written application, interview, level of participation.
Description: Offered during the fall semester and culminates in a January study tour of Cuba. Combines community service learning with an international experience. (Formerly RAZA 692) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3

LTNS 693 : Cuba: Community Service Learning

Prerequisites: LTNS 692 [formerly RAZA 692] (may be taken concurrently) or consent of instructor.
Description: Study of contemporary U.S.-Cuba issues through readings, discussions, films, speakers, and community service learning. Focus on organizing the itinerary for the Cuba travel study and service learning with community agencies. (Formerly RAZA 693) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3

LTNS 694 : Community Service Learning

Prerequisites: Upper division standing or consent of instructor. Must be taken concurrently with any LTNS course supporting community service learning.
Description: Community service learning activity course. May be repeated for a total of 6 units. (Formerly RAZA 694) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 1-3

LTNS 698 : Senior Seminar in Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: Completion of 9 units in Latina/o studies.
Description: Research seminar for advanced students. Investigation of educational, sociological, psychological, political, economic, historical, and cultural aspects of the Raza experience, particularly as these pertain to Latina/o studies curriculum and programs. (Formerly RAZA 698)
Units: 3

LTNS 699 : Independent Study

Prerequisites: Approval of department and consent of instructor.
Description: An intensive study of a particular problem in Latina/o studies under the direction of a member of the department. LTNS 699 is repeatable for a maximum of 6 units. (Formerly RAZA 699)
Units: 1-3

LTNS 707 : Seminar in Latina/o Studies

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Description: Intellectual history and heritage of Raza studies: effects of scientists, humanists, health and human service providers, and policy analysts on the various investigations and interpretations of contemporary conditions and concerns, experiences, and expressions. (Formerly RAZA 707)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014
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